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Kids & Critters Summer Camp

The Peoria Humane Society offers summer camps for 5th & 6th, 7th & 8th, and high school age youth. Animal loving kids will enjoy learning about animal shelter work, spend time with animals, hear from special guest speakers, take field trips and have fun working on animal related projects! Camp runs from 9 am to 12 noon and is limited to 10 youth per session. The cost of camp is $40 per youth, all campers receive a t-shirt and camp journal! Kids Camp is held at the Peoria Humane Society's Education Center, 2600 NE Perry in Peoria. Call Kitty Yanko at 309-672-2447 for more information on our animal camps.

Due to COVID-19, the Peoria Humane Society's summer camps have been cancelled for June and July 2020.

This year there will be a FREE virtual learning sessions each day throughout the week of July 27-31!

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Summer Camp 1 - 5th & 6th Grade 

June 15th - 19th, 2020

This camp is for 5th & 6th grade youth who want to spend time with other animal-loving youth and help homeless animals at the PCAPS shelter.

Click here for the Summer Camp 1 Brochure.




Summer Camp 2 - 7th & 8th Grade 

June 22nd - 26th, 2020

This camp is for 7th & 8th grade youth who want to meet new friends that share a passion for animals.  They also learn about and help local animals and homeless pets.

Click here for the Summer Camp 2 Brochure.




Animal Welfare Camp - High School age

July 6th - 10th, 2020

This camp is for high school age youth that would like to meet people who share their passion and also learn about a future in an animal related career.  There are many guest speakers, outings, and project perfect for an animal-loving teen. You can sign up online at the link below or print and mail the brochure form.

Click here for the Animal Welfare Camp Brochure.